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78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P.
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133,939
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10.5M
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Newest uploads! Auto-78-twitter .  Through the Great 78 Project the Internet Archive has begun to digitize 78rpm discs for preservation, research, and discovery with the help of George Blood, L.P. . 78s were mostly made from shellac, i.e., beetle resin, and were the brittle predecessors to the LP (microgroove) era.   @great78project for uploads as they happen. Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles. The...
Topics: 78rpm, digitization
Source: 78
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78rpm shellac discs donated from the Batavia Public Library Thorpe Collection to the Archive of Contemporary Music and digitized by George Blood, LP for the Internet Archive. Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles. https://archive.org/details/BTB-10202016 contains details of the physical materials.
Topics: 78rpm, thorpe, ARC, Archive of Contemporary Music
Source: 78
78'er Klubben
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15,332
ITEMS
306,274
VIEWS
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eye 306,274
A collection of digitized 78 rpm records from the 78'er Klubben in Denmark. 78's Klubben is an informal group of people who like to hear music from the old 78's recordings. It is pure nostalgia and a little music cultural history. teater-musik.dk/sw24619.asp
Topic: 78rpm
Source: 78
Tina Argumedo and Lucrecia Hug 78rpm Collection
collection
969
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116,840
VIEWS
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The Tina Argumedo and Lucrecia Hug Collection of 78s contains discs collected in Argentina beginning in the mid-1930s. It comprises primarily tango music, with boleros, sambas, mambo and other dance music. The collection was donated by D'Anna Alexander, Michael and Daniel Alexander, and D├ębora Simcovich. D'Anna Alexander (center) with her mother (right) and grandmother (left). https://archive.org/details/d_anna_2017  Contains details of the physical collection.
Topic: 78rpm, argentina, argentian tango
Source: 78
Skunk Creek 78s
collection
74
ITEMS
4,775
VIEWS
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An anonymous collector's library of 78 RPM records turntable: Technics SL-1200M3D operating at 45 RPM (quartz-locked) cartridge: Audio Technica AT-MONO3/SP (newer version with full frequency range) stylus: 2.5 mil conical at 5.0 g phono preamp: a budget DJ mixer ADC: budget on-board sampling at 16-bit 48000 Hz DAW software: Adobe Audition CS 5.5 or CC 2017 DAW software configuration: Sample rate conversion settings are set to 100% quality with pre/post filter, and data settings include a 1 ms...
Topic: 78rpm
Source: 78